The US surpassed 10 million confirmed coronavirus cases Monday as infections accelerated across the nation.
The grim tally comes nearly 10 months after the first coronavirus case was reported in the country on Jan. 20, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.
Since the start of the outbreak, at least 237,584 Americans have died as a result of the killer bug — though fatality rates have declined.
The US set a record for the number of new COVID-19 cases reported in a 24-hour period on Saturday, clocking 134,377 new infections — the fourth day in a row the country set a single-day record.
The total number of COVID-19 cases globally stands at more than 50,539,000, with the US reporting more coronavirus infections than any other country.
India trails the US with more than 8,553,600 cases, followed by Brazil with more than 5,664,100 cases, according to Johns Hopkins University.
The US has the 11th-highest number of coronavirus deaths per capita in the world — or a rate of 720.78 per 1 million people, according to Statista.